Basecamp Hotel

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A modern trapper´s hotel

In the heart of Longyearbyen, you’ll find the epitome of modern-day Arctic trapper living. Our hotel is adorned in authentic trapper’s style, meticulously curated down to the finest detail, ensuring an immersive experience. Our dedicated staff will attend to your needs on a personal level, making your stay truly memorable.

Unwind in our glass-roofed Cognac loft, offering a serene ambiance and stunning views of the northern lights dancing overhead, providing the perfect backdrop for relaxation.

The interior of Basecamp Hotel is a captivating blend of driftwood, sealskin, maps, pictures, and objects that eloquently depict the rich history and vibrant present of life in the Arctic. Each element contributes to an immersive experience, inviting guests to connect with the spirit of the region.

Each room at Basecamp Hotel offers a unique experience, featuring comfortable beds, private bathrooms, and a deliberate absence of TVs. This design choice encourages guests to disconnect from screens and immerse themselves fully in the Arctic environment, fostering a sense of tranquility and connection with nature.

Departing from Longyearbyen, we whisk you away to our remote outposts nestled in the wilderness, where your Arctic story awaits to unfold. Let the adventure begin!

All year
16 rooms
/ 40 people
Eco Hotel

Basecamp Hotel has 16 rooms and can accommodate more than 40 people. Each room is individually decorated in traditional trapper style with driftwood, sealskin and slate. No two rooms are alike. In all our rooms there are comfortable beds and private bathrooms with showers. Our double rooms come with either two single beds or one double bed. In triple rooms we have bunk beds, in real trapper’s style. Double beds are by request only.  Basecamp Hotel has one couple’s suite and one family room. These rooms have separate bedroom, lounge, and bathroom. All the rooms offers a beautiful view over the town, towards the mountains surrounding the valley of Longyeardalen.

Single room

Our single room in real trapper’s style has a single bed, private bathroom with shower, and wireless Internet connection. Coffee or tea are complimentary, and our tasty breakfast is included in the price.

free wifi
all year around
1 person
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 2390 NOK
per night

Twin Room

Our twin rooms in real trapper’s style have either two single beds or a bunk bed, private bathroom with shower and wifi. Double beds are on request only. Enjoy our tasty breakfast and complimentary coffee or tea.

Free Wifi
All Year Around
2 persons
Breakfast included
Starting from 3190 NOK
per night

Triple room

Our triple rooms in real trapper’s style have one single bed and a bunk bed, a private bathroom with shower and wireless internet connection. The price includes a tasty breakfast and coffee or tea are complimentary.

free wifi
all year around
3 persons
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 3690 NOK
per night

Family room

Our family room has two bedrooms with two separate beds in each room. In addition, there is a nice loft in the living room that your youngsters will love. The room has a private bathroom and wifi. Breakfast and coffee/tea are included.

free wifi
all year around
6 persons
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 4790 NOK
per night


The Basecamp Hotel suite is a couple’s suite, with one bedroom with a double bed, a living room and a loft with two extra beds. The suite has a private bathroom with shower, and free wifi. Breakfast and coffee/ tea is complementary.

free wifi
all year around
4 persons
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 4790 NOK
per night

Once you’ve journeyed this far, the call to explore further beckons irresistibly. After a restful night’s sleep at Basecamp Hotel, you’re primed for new adventures. Join us as we venture to one of our more remote destinations: Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel and Nordenskiöld Lodge. By the time we return to Longyearbyen, you’ll be transformed, having unlocked the secrets whispered by the fjords, glaciers, and mountains of the Arctic.

For shorter stays, we offer a variety of captivating day trips departing daily from our reception. To ensure availability for your entire party, we recommend booking your trip in advance. Explore our list of summer and winter day trips below.

When experiencing the darkest season of the year some visitors’ states that the Arctic silence is a cosmos of colours. We leave the town of Longyearbyen behind and search for the mighty Northern light out in the wilderness. In company with eager huskies and competent guides. Sleep well at the cosy and rustic Basecamp Hotel in Longyearbyen.

Tue & Fri
4 days
min. 4 participants
Basecamp Hotel
Child 5,590
Min. age 10
per person 8,590 nok
Next departure 1st Oct 2024

This is the trip for those who wish to take a different hiking trip in the breath-taking nature in Spitsbergen. Join our experienced guide on a daytrip on the mountains around Longyearbyen

On request
4-5 hours
Min. 4 participants
Snack and warm drinks included
Min. age 10
per person 1,590 nok

Join us on an open RIB-boat fjord safari through the bright summer in Svalbard. In the wilderness it’s just you and the fjord buzzing with wildlife. Will you spot the dot hiding in the mountains and Arctic ocean?

Selected dates
5 hours
Min. 4 participants
Min. age 12
Min. 4 persons
per person 2,590 nok
Next departure 1st Aug 2024

Explore dog sledding in Svalbard on this full day adventure. We will bring you out in the beautiful Arctic landscape where you can enjoy a popular and authentic nature experience. You will manage your own team of huskies and the sledge, and a part of the adventure is a proper outdoor expedition lunch.

Wed, Thur, Sat, Sun
7 hours
31. Jan -12. May
Min. 3 participants
Lunch included
Child 8-11 yrs 2,390
Min. age 8
per person 3,790 nok
Next departure 1st Feb 2025

Gather some of your Arctic winter experiences on a daytrip to Templefjorden. Learn the principals of snowmobile driving and enjoy the excitement as you get the hang of it. Experience an easy-going adventure in a smooth and open terrain, just far enough from Longyearbyen. Be the lucky one to observe some of the characteristic wildlife and the great view of mount “Tempelet”.

Selected dates
8 hours
Min. 4 snowmobile drivers
Lunch and warm drinks included
Passenger 2,790
Min. age 8
per driver 3,790 nok

Join us on a snowmobile adventure through the Arctic polar night. As soon as we drive away from Longyearbyen and into the darkness, our chances of observing the northern lights increases. When exploring Svalbard this time of the year you will see a faint light peeking over the snow-covered mountains, giving you the idea of a life in the south.

Selected dates
4 hours
From snowfall-February
Min. 3 snowmobile drivers
Warm drinks included
Passenger 1,290
Min. age 8
per driver 2,590 nok

This is a hike for the adventurous souls! You are entering a frozen landscape hiding architectural secrets created by natures robust hands. The darkness of the polar night sweeps over us, while the snow and the moon illuminate the landscape more than you can imagine. Join us on a hiking experience out of the ordinary and explore inside the glacier.

Selected dates
5 hours
Min. 4 participants
Lunch and warm drinks incl.
child 10-11 yrs 990
per person 1,590 nok
Next departure 22nd Dec 2024


We have gathered important travel information to make your planning easier. We look at the best time to visit, how to get here and what to pack. We also have a trip level indicator to explain difficulty levels of our adventures. And we have put together a rich and detailed arctic dictionary with all you need to know about an adventure at Svalbard.


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